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LSU football commitment faces sexual assault charge

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Jeremy Hill (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Jeremy Hill (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Avery Tate II Avery Tate II

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The future of a valuable recruit for the LSU Tigers is uncertain after he was arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Redemptorist High School running back Jeremy Hill, 18, faces a sexual assault charge.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Hill and another student, Avery Tate II, pressured a 14-year-old girl to perform oral sex.

They were both charged with oral sexual battery.

The incident allegedly happened inside the boy's locker room in December.

Both young men have been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Hill was committed to LSU this fall, but de-committed on the day of the alleged incident.

Hill renewed his commitment to the Tigers last Friday, before the Cotton Bowl.

NCAA rules prohibit LSU from commenting on recruits until they sign national letters of intent in February.

The school could withdraw its offer at any time.

Hill is the nation's No. 23 ranked recruit, according to Rivals.

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